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of information. >> who picked up the phone? maureen, was it you or your husband? >> we both did because we were told ahead of time that the department of defense was going to be calling us. >> it turns out to be the president of the united states. >> yes. there was a voice that said, this is the white house and the president would like to speak to you. >> i grabbed the other phone right away. >> i could imagine that you did. >> can you tell us a little bit about that conversation? >> it was very brief. he said that he had to decided to award our son the medal of honor. >> it was a very brief conversation for about a minute. he was at a loss for words, too. he wanted to call to celebrate and congratulate and then after an awkward pause for a second, he had to add posthumously. he was very gracious and a brief phone call and after his phone call other people would follow up and work through the mechanics and that was about it. >> when i read about what your son did and the bravery, you know, i mentioned a little bit leading into you, but it's been called raw heroism. he gets hit. he has a gunshot
highway will 84 to route 37 but for a price. maureen naylor joins us with the story. the signs are in place tonight. you can see part of the express way from where we are standing. seven hours from now north carolina's first toll lane will officially open. but carpoolers need to take precautions to make sure they are not charged unnecessarily. >> last-minute computer tests were underway this evening on new sensors along southbound 680 in fremont starting at 5:00 tomorrow morning, the system will give solo drivers the option to pay to drive with carpoolers in this express lane. marked off with double white lines. >> i think i would be willing to pay money as a single driver to drive on the express lane. >> why? >> because it will get me where i need to go faster. >> it is stupid because it is a lane that is already there that the taxpayers already paid for. so why make us pay more to just drive on it. >> the toll lane starts at highway 84 and stretches 14 miles stretch to highway north. here is how it works. you enter the express lane at certain points. on weekdays between 5:00
maureen o'dowd, joe klein acknowledge an occasional pining for bush 43. all four said bush should be doing something he currently refuses to do, come out publicly now you in defense of the proposed islamic center near ground zero. all four presuming of course bush would defend it. yes, klein, column is titled, missing george w. if mckinnon had read the article, he would see the first sentence says, not really. the people spoke first, mckinnon claims. this big board he claims. who put it up? people, just people. business people. is there any other kind? why do people supposedly miss mr. bush? bush reduced the deficit from 412 billion to 162 billion in 2007. as if bush had a three-year presidency. he links to a graph which blames the 2009 deficit on obama. quote, folks long for his steady hand. they miss his warmth and emthree. >> we see his steadying hand expressing his warmth and empathy and here as well. we see him joking warmly about the absence of wmd in iraq. a lie for which under his steadying hand 4,427 americans have already died. we have seen these attributes since he left the whit
the country around. host: all right. we'll go on to massachusetts, maureen, independent line. good morning. caller: good morning, how are you? host: doing well. caller: good. i do have a comment. host: ok. caller: i follow this very closely, and i follow fox news very closely, as well as your station. i do feel very strongly that there needs to be a stimulus for the actual taxpayer. i think that if president obama would give money back to the taxpayer, you'll see the economy get back. host: what do you think that would do for democratic's prospects in november, if he were to put forth an idea that would go right to the individual, an economic idea? caller: i think it would help them, because i'm not going to vote democratic. even though i'm an independent, i will volt as republican. host: what about a payroll tax holiday. caller: no, i don't think so, because independent contractors, we don't get paid unless we sell. we cannot collect unemployment. he needs to put into this system a stimulus package for the taxpayer, and i mean money, i mean like $15,000 to $20,000 per taxpayer. he can do
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